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Will there be “Maithree” and “Yahapalanaya” for Navy occupied Mullikulam?

Article first published at http://groundviews.org/2015/01/22/will-there-be-maithree-and-yahapalanaya-for-navy-occupied-mullikulam/ on 22nd January 2015

Last week, I went to Mullikulam, a beautiful and resourceful village in the Mannar district, which has been illegally occupied by the Navy for more than 7 years. 1,012 more words

Human Rights

The crop bias in resettlement: why pastoralists in Matabeleland are losing out

Discussion of livelihoods after land reform in Zimbabwe has been dominated by studies from Mashonaland, focusing particularly on crop production. Few studies have explored land reform in Matabeland, particularly in the pastoral livestock-keeping areas of Matabeland South. 1,037 more words

Syrian refugee in Houston – Cockroaches seem to pour from the walls

Apparently YMCA International remains in violation of the State Department refugee resettlement contract and no one seems to care. In 2008 during a State Department inspection monitors noted… 228 more words


Hundreds of Asylum Seekers Are on Hunger Strike Over Australia's Resettlement Plan

Nearly 700 detainees, or almost two-thirds of those held in an Australian offshore detention center on Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) Manus Island, are on hunger strike… 136 more words

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Call for Ideas: Help Shape Refugee Integration Strategy

As part of an inter-agency Task Force on new Americans on improving our immigration system President Obama is calling for public input of ideas on how to improve our system. 372 more words


In the Arms of a Refugee

This link showcases the work of photographer Brian Sokol, who has been working to document the meaningful items carried by refugees as they flee their homes.


Refugee Reshaping in Small Towns

This piece presents a nice look at how refugee resettlement is changing the landscape of small towns and cities across the U.S., specifically in Texas.